Transfer Rumors

Who is Clement Grenier and Why Are Arsenal Interested in Him?

Who is Clement Grenier and Why Are Arsenal Interested in Him?

Arsenal have this week been linked to Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier after Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas warned Arsene Wenger the Gunners would have to dig deep if they expect to sign Grenier. Wenger responded to reports that Gilles Grimandi, Arsenal’s French Scout has been watching Grenier by saying, “We are following him. His intelligence of [...]

Arsenal Transfers: Gunners look to make it a busy summer

Arsenal Transfers: Gunners look to make it a busy summer

Arsenal have spent the last several seasons saving, selling and doing very little spending in comparison to their English Premier League rivals at the top of the table. However, this season it is believed that Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal board are finally set to splash some cash as the coffers continue to overflow in [...]

Neymar To Decide His Future In The Next Few Days

Neymar To Decide His Future In The Next Few Days

Santos accepted bids from both Barcelona and Real Madrid this Friday. Now their ace Neymar Jr. has to make a decision every kid dreams of having to make. Who would he rather play with, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? That is a question only Neymar can answer. And he won’t be rushed in making that [...]

Arsenal: Gunners chasing the next Patric Viera

Arsenal: Gunners chasing the next Patric Viera

According to the Sunday Mirror, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks set to make his third attempt at signing French midfielder Paul Pogba. Pogba was an outcast at Manchester United as despite his talent, he appeared just not ready make a serious commitment to his football at Old Trafford having refused to sign a new deal [...]

Chelsea Transfers: Real Madrid midfielder could return to London

Chelsea Transfers: Real Madrid midfielder could return to London

Chelsea are set to appoint a new manager in the coming weeks and with former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho expected to make his return to Stamford Bridge, he is also rumored to be set to bring a few parts of Los Bloncos with him. The current biggest rumor according to the Mirror sees the [...]

Manchester United: Familiar Croatian on summer wishlist

Manchester United: Familiar Croatian on summer wishlist

Manchester United were linked with a move for Croatian international midfielder, Luka Modric last summer. Now after having endured a sub-par season at Real Madrid following a £20 million transfer to Real Madrid, the 27-year-old is once again being linked with a move to Old Trafford. There have been reports that if Carlo Ancelotti leaves [...]

Chelsea Transfers: Youngster worried Blues return could ruin his World Cup chances in 2014

Chelsea Transfers: Youngster worried Blues return could ruin his World Cup chances in 2014

Chelsea have a problem that could be described as both a good and bad one. The Blues have two of the best goalkeepers in the game currently on the books. At the age of 31, Petr Cech is in his prime for the Blues and still looks to have many years left at the top [...]

Liverpool Transfers: Four Players Likely to Leave Anfield This Summer

Liverpool Transfers: Four Players Likely to Leave Anfield This Summer

Liverpool had a disappointing season to say the least. Despite Brendan Rodgers leading them to a higher points total this year than last season, the club’s failure to reach European action for next season has been a major blow. With the impending summer transfer window approaching the rumors are flying that there are already more [...]

Manchester City Anxiously Awaiting Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City Anxiously Awaiting Manuel Pellegrini

If on one side of Manchester Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement was the end of decades of togetherness and joy for fans, players and directors at Manchester United, the same cannot be said about the recently unemployed Roberto Mancini after three-and-a-half years managing Manchester City. There has never been a unanimous consensus on the Italian while he managed [...]

Everton Continue to Wait on New Manager

Everton Continue to Wait on New Manager

As is commonplace when the football season comes to an end in any particular country, the past week has been filled with transfer speculation regarding both players and managers. But, for Evertonians, the most important thing at this moment is not who the club will sign and who will leave — despite the lack of [...]

LA Galaxy Trade Mike Magee for Rights to Robbie Rogers

LA Galaxy Trade Mike Magee for Rights to Robbie Rogers

In what can only be described as a shock move, USA Today broke news that the Los Angeles Galaxy have agreed to trade their hottest player at the moment, midfielder Mike Magee, to the Chicago Fire for the rights to negotiate a deal with Robbie Rogers. Magee has been on top form for the Galaxy [...]

Arsenal Transfer News: Gunners Target May Not Prefer to Leave At All

Arsenal Transfer News: Gunners Target May Not Prefer to Leave At All

Fiorentina forward Stevan Jovetic is expected to be one of the sought after players in the summer transfer window and it is not surprising to see the 23-year-old linked with several clubs like Arsenal. He is capable of playing as a striker or just behind in the hole. Despite his injury problems throughout the campaign, [...]

AS Monaco Rival Chelsea and Manchester City with Transfer Window Activity

AS Monaco Rival Chelsea and Manchester City with Transfer Window Activity

FC Porto winger James Rodriguez, who has long been linked with a move to Manchester United, is apparently close to sealing a move to French club Monaco. After promotion to the French first division, Monaco are expected to be a big player in the summer transfer window. They are bankrolled by a Russian billionaire, and [...]

Manchester United Year-End Review: 20th Premier League Title

Manchester United Year-End Review: 20th Premier League Title

Manchester United successfully regained the Barclays Premier League title this season for a record 20th time, and avenged their heartbreak of a finish last term losing the title on goal differential to rivals, Manchester City.  Through the additional signing of Robin van Persie, Sir Alex Ferguson was once again able to mold a potent attack [...]

Chelsea Await Arrival of Jose Mourinho and New Players for Next Season

Chelsea Await Arrival of Jose Mourinho and New Players for Next Season

Chelsea finished the season in third place on 75 points after a 2-1 at home win against Everton thanks to goals from Fernando Torres and Juan Mata. With a season that saw automatic Champions League qualification as well as an Europa League title in the books, the focus now moves to improving for next season [...]

English Football Weekly Wrap: End of an Era, Managerial Departures, Liverpool’s Future

English Football Weekly Wrap: End of an Era, Managerial Departures, Liverpool’s Future

In my weekly column on SWOL, I take a look back at the weekend’s English Premier League and domestic cup action and the talking points that it throws up, as well as any significant news related to English football at large. Follow me @theredarmchair for regular updates throughout the week. Farewell: Ferguson, Scholes, Beckham, Owen, Carragher Perhaps [...]